Open forum on faculty advising issues


What do you see as the important issues faced by faculty advisors? Examples I often hear about include:


  • How to motivate faculty, most of whom are already busy with their classroom and research responsibilities, to take advising seriously and do it well.

  • How to help faculty understand that advising is more than just telling students which classes to take

  • How to train a freshly-minted Ph.D. (or a ‘not-so-freshly’ minted one!) to be a good faculty advisor

Please share your thoughts either by commenting on this post or by dropping me an email directly (robert.hurt *at* gmail.com).

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